India

Total population (in thousands) 1,311,051 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 377,426 (2015)
Out-of-school children 2,886,200 (2013)
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Education in India needs a rehaul; schools must focus on more than skill development

MK Raghavendra Nov, 05 2017  In India today, the emphasis in education is on creating adequate skills to enable the student who ...
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Here Are 10 Amazing & Innovative Methods Transforming How Indians Are Learning!

10 Nov, 2017 The education space is being transformed today through simple and effective solutions. Here are some of the ...
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UNESCO’s Education Monitoring Report Points to Growing Inequality in Education in India

The report points out to the growing inequality in education in India. “While the gap in access to higher education ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

Indian schools ill prepared for children with disabilities, says Cambridge report

By Prasun Sonwalkar 14 Nov, 2017 The report says children with disabilities are most likely to drop out before completing five ...
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WHY 12.1 MN ‘DIVYAANG’ INDIANS ARE ILLITERATE

At the launch of the government's Accessible India Campaign in December 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested the term "divyaang" ...
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Gujarat: School children suffer from depression, anxiety, ADHD, says report

Depression, followed by anxiety and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are the most prevalent disorders among children and young adults ...
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Emergency

 

UNESCO’s Education Monitoring Report Points to Growing Inequality in Education in India

The report points out to the growing inequality in education in India. “While the gap in access to higher education ...
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Empowering underprivileged girls through education

Hyderabad: For millions of underprivileged girls, education is a wild goose chase. But, thanks to a few compassionate persons, at least ...
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India: Save the Children launches child-centric response for Vardah

Within 24 hours of the Vardah cyclone making landfall on 12 December, Save the Children launched a child-centric disaster response ...
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Gender

 

Empowering underprivileged girls through education

Hyderabad: For millions of underprivileged girls, education is a wild goose chase. But, thanks to a few compassionate persons, at least ...
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Karnataka to give free education to all girls till graduation

BENGALURU: In a grand sweep, the Karnataka government has decided to make education free for all girls from Class 1 ...
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The Groups Fighting for Girls’ Education in India

As the country grows rapidly, new initiatives are working against a host of obstacles in the hope of keeping young ...
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ICT in Education

 

ICT – Defining the Role of Future Education in India

November 02, 2017 In the era of digitisation, technology and knowledge have taken centre stage in national and international debates ...
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Mobile App Aims to Help End Child Marriage in India’s Bihar

MUMBAI —  A mobile phone app is the latest tool for campaigners seeking to end child marriage in India's Bihar ...
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Can you solve these ‘AI in education’ challenges? You may get to present the solution to government officials

It was 6 pm on July 28, 2017 (a Friday) and the Lecture Hall complex at IIT Delhi was packed ...
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Innovative Financing

 

India: Two years in: How’s the world’s first development impact bond for education doing?

Two years after the launch of the first development impact bond(DIB) for education, this innovative financing model is reporting promising results ...
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India: An innovation fund for secondary education will be created to encourage local innovation, says FM

Today, while presenting the Union Budget and its implications for the upgradation and enhancement of the education sector, Finance Minister Arun ...
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Nestlé Changes Packaging in Support of Girls Education in India

Nestlé India will rebrand the packaging of three of its most popular brands — Maggi, Nescafé and Kitkat., with the aim of supporting ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

India: Happiness In Classroom Leads To Better Grades, Says Study

NEW DELHI: The discourse on education goes in multiple directions. With the attention to RTE, the discourse seems to be ...
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India: When Schooling Doesn’t Mean Learning

It was a hot summer afternoon in a village in central India. A man lay on a string cot in ...
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India: Annual Education Survey 2016: Punjab, Haryana school students show decline in learning curve

In Haryana, 19.9 per cent students of Class I cannot recognise numbers, 24.4 per cent cannot recognise capital letters of ...
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Mother Tongue

 

Mother Tongue Education for Tribal Kids by July

The Odisha Government is all set to roll out mother tongue-based pre-school curriculum in anganwadi centres across 12 tribal districts ...
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Partnership

 

India: Tara Akshar Literacy Program among six global winners in WISE Awards for promoting education

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a leading international initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education, has announced the ...
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Policy and Curriculum

 

India: Delhi to bring out-of-school children back to schools

Nov 02, 2017 New Delhi: The Delhi government will appoint Education Beat Officers to find out-of-school children across the city and ...
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Can you solve these ‘AI in education’ challenges? You may get to present the solution to government officials

It was 6 pm on July 28, 2017 (a Friday) and the Lecture Hall complex at IIT Delhi was packed ...
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India: ‘Close rural-urban gap in school education’

Bedi says feedback from students shows the difference in teaching methods; asks officials to visit schools on a daily basis ...
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Private Sector

 

India: Develop e-learning hub with UNESCO help: Chandrababu Naidu

VIJAYAWADA: Observing that e-gaming like innovations will help children understand lessons easily, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials ...
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Google And Tata Trust’s Internet Literacy Program For Rural Women Launched In West Bengal

Google India and the Tata Trust launched their Internet literacy program 'Internet Saathi' for rural women in West Bengal. The ...
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Google India and Tata Trust set to launch a digital literacy programme ‘Internet Saathi’

‘Internet Saathi’, a joint digital literacy programme of Google India and Tata Trust, is all set to roll out across 400 villages ...
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Teacher

 

India: Innovative teaching techniques to the fore

Medak: “Multi-grade and multi-level teaching method,” adopted by primary school teachers is making rapid strides in overhauling the education system ...
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India: Punjab education department declares result for recruitment of 4,500 ETT teachers

The Punjab education department Tuesday declared the result for the recruitment of 4,500 ETT teachers. The Education Minister Daljit Singh ...
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It is teachers who put education policies into practice: Mohun Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today laid emphasis on the role of teachers and said education policies may be formulated and ...
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